Detox is a word oneveryone’s mouth these days with juice cleanses and detox retreats popping up all the time. But what is detoxification? It’s the process through which the body gets rid of stored toxins in its tissues and organs and it does this naturally by removing impurities from the blood through the liver, where toxins are processed for elimination. They are also eliminated through the kidneys, intestines, lungs, lymph and skin. Sometimes it can be difficult for the body to perform at its best as our modern lives are loaded with physical and emotional stress, chemicals, preservatives and pollution from the environment. But fortunately, we can help our liver and other organs in their action by consuming foods that support their optimal function.
Here's five that are easy to incorporate into day to day life.
Lemons and Citrus fruit
Great support for liver detoxification aiding the body by flushing out toxins and starting the activity of the digestive system, especially in the morning...